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Inflammation of the mastoid process and mastoid cells.


(Pathology) inflammation of the mastoid process


(ˌmæs tɔɪˈdaɪ tɪs)

inflammation of the mastoid process.
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Noun1.mastoiditis - inflammation of the mastoidmastoiditis - inflammation of the mastoid    
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


[ˌmæstɔɪˈdaɪtɪs] nmastoidite f


n. mastoiditis, infl. de las células mastoideas.


n mastoiditis f
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Mastoiditis, where an ear infection has spread to the mastoid bone.
to benefit one/51 However, there are few data from low- and middle-income countries, where rheumatic fever and suppurative complications such as mastoiditis are more common.
She was known to have hypertension, coronary artery disease, aortic stenosis (mild), left ear cholesteatoma, and mastoiditis.
Dedicated computed tomography of the temporal bones showed opacification within the mastoid process with destruction of bony mastoid septations consistent with coalescent mastoiditis.
We present a case of disseminated blastomycosis presenting as mastoiditis with epidural abscess.
In real life, Capone's son Albert, known as Sonny, developed the condition mastoiditis, aged seven, and only survived after risky brain surgery that left him partially deaf.
I have had to treat a child with mastoiditis, a complication of an ear infection, with four weeks of intravenous antibiotics because oral antibiotics were inadequate for the highly resistant bacteria causing the illness.
Mastoiditis is a serious inflammatory condition of the mastoid bone and air cells in the mastoid portion of the temporal bone, located behind the ear.
However, there are some exceptions to these criteria when patients presents with previous history of acute otitis media or as a suppurative complication of CSOM such as mastoiditis and sub-periosteal abscess [4, 6].
Some unsuccessful surgical and antibiotic treatments of infections such as temporal mastoiditis and perineal gangrene were treated using maggot therapy.
In this extremely rare case of meningitis and masked mastoiditis, it's regrettable that due to its hidden nature nothing further was able to be done.